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Hormone Disruptors – Hidden In Plain Sight

When it comes to hormone health, some of the biggest problems could be hidden in plain sight in your bathroom, bedroom and kitchen. Lots of ingredients in your beauty and bathroom products contain chemicals that are known as endocrine disruptors. These have the ability to mimics the effects of key hormones, which can have a […]

Little-Known Tricks to Help Beat Painful Period Cramps

Article submitted by Jennifer Birch Let’s face it: no matter how old you are, period cramps aren’t fun. They’re inconvenient at best and painful at worst. We’ve all had those days when the cramps are so painful we can’t even move! Dealing with period cramps is just an unfortunate fact of life, and as of […]

10 Ways Partners Can Support Women Dealing With Perimenopause and Menopause

Women going through perimenopause and menopause often feel as though they are alone in their plight to navigate the “change”.  Their partners often are not sure how they can help.   Share the tips below with each other.  Then if you would like additional support, join our tribe of women helping women over inside the Path […]

Menopause Myths People Believe

Many people believe that menopause always starts with hot flashes and weight gain. Is this true or is it a myth? While it’s true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women experience no hot flashes as a result going through menopause.  What are some common myths many people believe about menopause? Menopause […]

Building a Tribe of Women’s Health and Wellness

I am on a mission to build a tribe for women’s health and wellness.​​Women’s health concerns start early, as soon as their reproductive system begins to prepare their bodies to carry a child in adolescence. The following decades become a literal cycle of hormonal ups and downs which have the potential to adversely affect a […]

Women’s Hormones – Taking A Functional Medicine Approach

Are you needing help with your hormones?  Functional health is a much more personal approach to healthcare. It ensures that each patient is treated according to their specific needs and imbalances individually, rather than treated as a diagnosis.  As a functional medicine nurse practitioner myself, I can’t tell you how rewarding it is to see how […]

Hormones and Chemicals Don’t Mix

Hormones and Chemicals Don’t Mix Chemicals are everywhere.  From clothing and plastics to pesticides and genetically modified foods, it can be a challenge to step out of the chemical soup.  To help you make sense out of this mess, I have summed up some substances that are worth ditching. Keep reading to learn what to […]

Libido and Menopause

Do you feel like your libido has taken a hike in menopause?  Maybe you have had a hysterectomy and you now feel nothing?  For many women going through menopause, whether naturally or as a result of a hysterectomy, experience little or no libido and is one of the biggest concerns I hear about after hot […]

16 Ways to Support Hormone Balance With Good Nutrition

Hormones have a huge impact on our lives, especially as women. Hormones affect everything from our mood to our weight. Most any pregnant woman or teenage girl will tell you how her moods, weight and even her sense of smell have changed since her hormones took over.  Hormone imbalances can present themselves in the form […]

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